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Wireless Connection Information

UC provides three wireless networks to access the Internet. Each network is unique to University affiliation and device type.

UC-SECURE

UC-SECURE is the University's preferred network for wirelessly accessing the internet on a laptop, phone or tablet.

The newly-expanded network provides students and employees with a fast, reliable and secure connection on campus. 

  • Try to connect most devices here first

  • Requires UC username and password

  • Secure, encrypted network

  • Will work with most computers, tablets, and phones

  • Device must be compatible with an enterprise wireless network

 

UC-Patriot-WIFI

Employees and students who want to connect game consoles, entertainment devices or smart speakers to the University's network will connect to UC-Patriot-WIFI.

  • Designed for Internet-of-Things (IOT) and Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) (e.g. game systems, streaming devices,  smart speakers, etc.)

  • Also can be used if your device is not compatible with UC-SECURE

  • Game consoles and devices without browsers should be registered at www.ucumberlands.edu/devices prior to connecting.  You can find a tutorial for how to register devices here.

 

UCWIFI 

  • Legacy wireless network

  • Returning students who have connected on campus previously will be able to use this network without any further configuration

  • Users are encouraged to move from this network to UC-SECURE

  • This network will be shut down at some point in the near future